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B-17G-DL/VE 457th BG
No matching Douglas at 42-106**8 however there are three comparable 457th BG Vega:
42-97558
42-97588
42-97638

One can see the difficulty in separating the three at this amount of foreshortening.

Connections

Units

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

Missions

  • 311

    22 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2021 12:14:32 phil marchese Changes to caption
Sources

Osborne Fortress list.

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2021 11:42:32 phil marchese Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

Disassociate with 42-106985

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2021 11:36:42 phil marchese Changes to caption
Sources

Correction to association and s/n from error in another reference.

To be continued.

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2021 11:16:19 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Negative legend on print and visible identification matches AAM synopsis.
P. MARCHESE MAR 22 2021

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